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Goodbye, Internet Explorer

Briefly: Today’s the day that Microsoft is ending support for Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10. If you’re using the old browser, now would be a great time to upgrade to Edge or Firefox or Chrome or anything that’s not Internet Explorer.


Internet Explorer 8, 9 And 10 Finally Die Next Week

It’s been a long time coming but, as of January 12, Microsoft will no longer support Internet Explorer 8, 9 or 10. Rest in peace, IE.


How To Stop Videos From Auto-Playing In Your Browser

Whether it’s a music clip on YouTube, a Flash ad on a news site or the latest viral sensation on Facebook, most videos you come across on today’s web want to get going without any input from you — and that can cause problems with bandwidth as well as audio output you weren’t expecting. Here’s how to tackle the issue in your browser of choice.


Watch The World Switch From Internet Explorer To Chrome

Somewhere deep in the cobweb-filled recesses of your brain, you might remember a time when checking your email meant booting up Internet Explorer. But as this infographic shows, it wasn’t long ago that the world was filled with Internet Explorers. Then, a couple years back, nearly every country switched to Chrome.


Here Is The Junk Microsoft Is Cutting From Edge, Its New Browser

It was inevitable Microsoft would have to wipe the slate clean when it came to building a replacement for Internet Explorer. While IE 11 is a far cry from the creaky ship that was 6, there’s just too much cruft to work with. Hence the creation of IE’s replacement, “Spartan”, or Microsoft Edge as it’s now called. So, what’s Redmond getting rid of? All the bad stuff.


Four Missing Features I Want To See In Windows 10

Confession time: I love Windows. Yes, I work from a MacBook Air every single day, and it’s fine, but I prefer a Windows machine — and I’m really looking forward to Windows 10. That said, there are four things Microsoft hasn’t announced that I really want.


Chrome And Firefox Users Make Better Employees

Have you ever griped at your company’s IT department for forcing you to use Internet Explorer? Chances are, you weren’t being difficult: you were just trying to be a better employee.


What Are Your Earliest Web Browser Memories?

Microsoft has rung the death knell for Internet Explorer — and it’s likely that few of us will mourn. IE has been sort of a joke for years, but there was a time when it was mighty. How far back into browser history do you go? Tell us what you remember.


This Is What Microsoft's New Spartan Browser Will (Probably) Look Like

Microsoft first revealed that Internet Explorer was to be replaced by a new browser — codenamed Spartan — back in January. Now, a new leaked video reveals what it will look like.


Report: Microsoft Could Ditch IE For A New Browser Named 'Spartan'

Windows 10 should bring lots of changes to Microsoft’s operating system, including a possible overhaul of Internet Explorer. Many believed the beleaguered browser would be getting an update with codename “Spartan,” including much needed additions like extension support. Now, ZDNet reports that Spartan may in fact be a new browser entirely.


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